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College can be brutal for students with serious mental health conditions. Here, they find support their schools can’t provide

NITEO and College Coaching at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation: collegiate mental health resilience programs help students return to college and stay well.

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New York Times

A Climb Out of Depression, Doubt and Academic Failure

NITEO, a wellness, resilience, and academic skills-building program supports students prepare return to college and achieve their goal of higher education.

NITEO alum, Varsha Srivastava, shares how the program helped her develop the strategies and supports needed to thrive in school.

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New York Times

Colleges Get Proactive in Addressing Depression on Campus

The Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University provides collegiate wellness programming to students at Boston University and beyond.

Director of Services, Dori Hutchinson, explains how the innovative, collegiate programming at the Center provides opportunities to build the skill of resilience, emotional agility.

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BU Today

Fighting for a Future

Our hallmark college mental health program, NITEO, gets college students with mental conditions back on track. Director of Services at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation at Boston University, Dori Hutchinson, shares the import of education as a tool for supporting students to choose, get, and keep their valued role and achieve their personal, academic, wellness goals.

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The Services Division at the Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation is an inspiring educational environment where persons who have had behavioral health experiences find hope, become empowered by actualizing their dreams through setting goals to live, learn, work and live well in their chosen communities. Participants are “students” who work with faculty and “Coaches” who help them achieve their goals successfully and with satisfaction. Students gain knowledge, skills and supports to live their lives fully. The Center does not provide medical treatment: We do not prescribe or deliver medications or therapy.